Why Famous: Nicknamed "Sporty Spice", Melanie Brown was a member of the phenomenally successful girls group the Spice Girls. The Spice Girls sold over 85 million records worldwide and had 9 no. 1 singles in the UK.
- 1998-09-13 "Spice Girls" pop singer Melanie Brown (23) weds Jimmy Gulzar in Little Marlow, Buckinghamshire
- 2007-06-06 Spice Girl singer Melanie Brown (32) weds producer Stephen Belafonte in Las Vegas, Nevada
- 1996-07-08 British girls group the Spice Girls release their debut single "Wannabe" in the UK
- 1996-11-04 British girls group the Spice Girls release their debut album "Spice", goes on to sell 23 million copies
- 1997-12-08 8th Billboard Music Awards: LeAnn Rimes & Spice Girls win
- 1997-12-15 "Spice World" movie directed by Bob Spiers and starring girl group the Spice Girls premieres in the UK
- 1998-01-26 25th American Music Awards: Spice Girls & Babyface win